October 24, 2014 @ 9:32 am
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom.
October 24, 2014 @ 9:16 am
U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.
October 24, 2014 @ 8:45 am
The man taking on former mayor and twice-convicted felon Buddy Cianci in the race for mayor of Providence is a Harvard-educated law professor who grew up poor, the son of Guatemalan immigrants.
October 24, 2014 @ 1:56 am
Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, offshore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.
October 24, 2014 @ 1:20 am
Republicans trying to take back control of the U.S. Senate are working hard to sear one big number into the brains of voters from Alaska to Arkansas: 90 percent. Or 95 percent. Or 97 percent.
October 24, 2014 @ 1:04 am
North Carolina's Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that's how Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis want voters to see it.
October 24, 2014 @ 12:30 am
The remarkable rise of Indonesia's new president has captured popular imagination at home and won praise internationally, but Joko "Jokowi" Widodo still needs to prove his foreign policy prowess. The U.S. is looking for him to sustain Jakarta's role as a regional leader in Southeast Asia.
October 23, 2014 @ 9:52 pm
President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case.
October 23, 2014 @ 9:01 pm
Vice President Joe Biden urged Iron Range Democrats on Thursday to get out the vote for U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, saying Republicans don't understand the needs of the middle class.
October 23, 2014 @ 8:36 pm
Sarah Palin has snubbed her former lieutenant governor in his bid for re-election, supporting an independent candidate after Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell dismantled the increased oil taxes that were a signature part of her time as governor.
October 23, 2014 @ 7:28 pm
A federal judge has dismissed two lawsuits stemming from the government's alleged mistreatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.
October 23, 2014 @ 6:56 pm
Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.
October 23, 2014 @ 6:52 pm
Charging that "America cannot disengage from the world," Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday confronted critics who brand him an isolationist as he endorsed an American foreign policy that embraces war with limits.
October 23, 2014 @ 6:48 pm
The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in Virginia, U.S. officials said Thursday.
October 23, 2014 @ 6:48 pm
Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has spent the past month hammering away at Republican David Perdue's career as a business executive, making his role in outsourcing jobs a hallmark of her campaign for U.S. Senate.